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Local news for Queensland, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

4 min ago | Hindustan Times

2 diplomats in race to be PMs G20 summit sherpa

Indian Ambassador to Russia PS Raghavan and former diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri are in contention to be appointed as personal emissary or "sherpa" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia on November 15-16.

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Related Topix: World News, India, Asia, Australia, Manmohan Singh

4 hrs ago | Scoop

Auckland Man Fuelling Fast Jets in Darwin

Pumping up to 600,000 litres of fuel a day is business as usual for Auckland man, Leading Aircraftman Mitchell Taylor, who is part of a Royal New Zealand Air Force Aviation Refuelling team fuelling fast jets at Exercise Pitch Black 2014.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, US Military, US Air Force, Oceania,

8 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

Pilot's lucky escape

Helicopter Crash late this afternoon when a man spraying fields clipped power lines on his last run, crashing the chopper into a sugar cane field near Horseshoe Lagoon, Clare area.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

12 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Key witness in Queensland murder case told how he went back to his...

'No just God would stand for what they did': Obama vows to punish ISIS for beheading American journalist James Wright Foley as UK Prime Minister admits hooded executioner was probably British 'He would have gone first, that is who he is': Brave parents of James Foley match their son for dignity and courage as they share belief he would have ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Is Sleeping Apart Good for Couples?By Tim Teeman

The film director Baz Luhrmann and his wife, Catherine Martin, sleep separately most nights of the week.

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Related Topix: Australia, Pop/Rock, Baz Luhrmann, Home Listing, Home, World News

17 hrs ago | Townsville Bulletin

Uranium plan under fire

In this 26/08/2011 photo, Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan pauses during a press conference in Tokyo, announcing his resignation to the nation.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News

19 hrs ago | ABC News

The sounds of Queensland via Berlin

The work of Berlin-based composer Thomas Meadowcroft has some uniquely Australian themes, thanks to the love of his home town.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel

22 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The forbearance agreements between PREPA an... )--Meggitt Training Systems will demonstrate and discuss the latest in next generation simulation training systems at Land Forces 2014 in Brisbane, Australia, 22-25 Sept... )--Silverthorne Homes announced today its plans for revitalizing two upscale subdivisions in Center Grove and Fishers.

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Related Topix: Prairie Village, KS, Australia, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Sailors trapped off Fraser Island

SEARCH and rescue teams are combing the waters of Townsville looking for three men who have been missing since Tuesday.

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Meggitt Training Systems Demonstrates Next Generation Simulation Training at Land Forces 2014

Meggitt Training Systems, the leading supplier of integrated live fire and virtual weapons training systems, will join defense agencies and personnel from Australia, Asia and the Indo-Pacific region to demonstrate and discuss the latest in next generation simulation training systems at Land Forces 2014 in Brisbane, Australia, 22-25 September.

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BroadwayWorld.com

David Hallberg to Withdraw from Upcoming American Ballet Theatre Performances Due to Injury

Due to a recurring foot injury requiring surgery, American Ballet Theatre Principal Dancer David Hallberg will withdraw from upcoming performances with the Company this Fall, it was announced today by Kevin McKenzie, Artistic Director.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Theater, Australia, World News

WFNT-AM Burton

What City Gets the Most Sleep?

Melbourne, Australia - 7:05 London, England - 7:02 Denver, Colorado - 7:02 Brisbane, Australia - 7:00 Paris, France - 7:00 Tokyo, Japan - 5:46 Seoul, South Korea - 5:55 Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 6:32 Singapore, Singapore - 6:32 Mexico City, Mexico - 6:32 And while New York is known as the city that never sleeps, perhaps that title should be ... (more)

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England, France,

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Oregon agency rejects coal terminal on Columbia

Oregon state regulators rejected a proposal for a coal terminal on the Columbia River that would be a conduit for exporting millions of tons of American coal a year to Asia.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Boardman, OR, St. Helens, OR, Morrow County, OR, Columbia County, OR

ABC News

Parliamentary committee hears submissions from farmers concerned...

A new Bill designed to streamline Queensland resources legislation has been described as an 'acid bath for the rights of the landholder'.

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Townsville Bulletin

Shot dog on long road to recovery

Bruiser the dog was shot six times in the head here near Cardwell Range a few months ago and the little fella just came out of surgery in Townsville last week.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Oceania

Sydney Morning Herald

Maps clue to Sydney bomb plot, police suspect

He has blown up a love rival's car and survived an attempt on his life. Now Queensland police investigating whether Newcastle man Daniel Fing was behind something even more sinister: plotting a mass attack on Sydney and his home town.

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NEWS.com.au

Newman says assets sales will fund roads

CAMPBELL Newman's declaration comes a day after a Galaxy poll, published in Brisbane's Courier-Mail, showed three-quarters of voters are opposed to Liberal National Party plans to privatise ports, power generators and an electricity retailer in a bid to reduce government debt.

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NEWS.com.au

What do our chefs cook at home?

IT'S the question we all want to ask. We take a sneak peek into the kitchens of some of our favourite chefs and see what's on the menu.

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Related Topix: Life, Dining, Australia, World News, Meat, Chicken

Mon Aug 18, 2014

ABC News

Winter chill puts freeze on nudist protest

A protest at one of the Sunshine Coast's most well known nudist beaches has failed to rally sufficient supporters to warrant any action to legalise nudity at the beach.

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ABC News

Inland scientists look to old sailors for climate research

Weather records in ship logs from hundreds of years ago are helping modern day climate scientists study droughts, cyclones and much more.

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